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BBC: University research ‘must widen impact’

BBC coverage of Lord Stern’s independent review of the Research Excellence Framework includes our response to its findings.

One of the review’s recommendations is that all research staff should have to submit work for assessment, rather than allowing universities to put forward a small selection of their academics.

Our statement, which you can read in full here, responded that the assessment process “must not just reward universities with the highest numbers of research-active staff”.